To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the independence of Finland, Finnish Design Exhibition in Japan will start touring on January 2017 from Fukuoka City Museum continuing to Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Fukui City Museum, Fuchu Art Museum and then to Miyagi Museum of Art. The exhibition will introduce the history of Finnish design, from independence to the present. Exhibition concentrates on the Finnish designers who have worked in harmony between nature and humans creating a simple work that continues to be loved around the world.
As a genius who remained independent of the trends – the golden age of Finnish Design – presents the creator of Moomins, Tove Jansson.
Innovations in Finnish Design, the second generation of designers introduces Tove Slotte, the designer of Arabia’s famous Moomin mugs.
Creativity toward the future, the third generation of designers introduces Harri Koskinen, who has designed for example the Moomin lamps by Melaja.
See the opening hours from the venue’s website.